When a person is injured in an on the job accident or develops an occupational illness, their employer may request that he or she undergo an independent medical evaluation, or IME, as a condition of receiving workers’ compensation benefits. An IME is an evaluation conducted by a physician or other medical professional who has not … Continue reading Adding Clarity to IME’s
For the second year in a row, New Jersey had the highest rate of foreclosures in the United States last year. According to a report published at nj.com, New Jersey’s average foreclosure rate was 1.86 percent in 2016, while the national rate was .70 percent, a 10-year low. Fortunately for homeowners who have fallen behind … Continue reading Foreclosure Rates Rising in NJ, Can Bankruptcy Help?
When most people think about a work-related injury, they tend to think about injuries related to sudden accidents such as slip and falls or vehicle accidents. While these types of incidents can certainly result in serious injuries, some workplace injuries occur over the period of weeks or years in the form of occupational diseases. In … Continue reading Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Disease